Westward, Cumbria

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Westward
St Hilda's Church, Westward - geograph.org.uk - 522701.jpg
St. Hilda's Church, Westward
Westward is located in Cumbria
Westward
Westward
Westward shown within Cumbria
Population838 (2011)
OS grid referenceNY272446
Civil parish
  • Westward
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIGTON
Postcode districtCA7
Dialling code01697
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°47′31″N 3°07′59″W / 54.792°N 3.133°W / 54.792; -3.133Coordinates: 54°47′31″N 3°07′59″W / 54.792°N 3.133°W / 54.792; -3.133

Westward is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Cumbria. It had a population of 814, [1] at the 2001 census, increasing slightly to 838 at the 2011 Census.[2] Westward is located on the south side of the Wiza Beck. It is 3.3 miles (5.3km) to the south of the town of Wigton. Administratively it forms part of the district of Allerdale.

The Nobel prize winner William Henry Bragg was born in Westward in 1862.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Westward CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 26 January 2016.

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